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      Hiring the Right VP Sales

      Hiring your sales executive team is one of the most important decisions you’ll make as a CEO. Of the various critical positions on that team, perhaps the most important one is the Vice President of Sales.   The VP of Sales is the person responsible for the sales team(s), business development, sales strategies, and sales training.

      8 Business Tech Trends That Are Here to Stay

      It is accepted that there is only one thing that is constant in life: change. In 2020, the world experienced some of the biggest changes. The business environment was not left out as it also experienced several significant shifts. And these changes show no signs of slowing down. At the center of these changes is

      How to Scale Your SaaS Company to $100 Million ARR

      The $100 million annual recurring revenue mark is a significant milestone for SaaS companies that signifies sustainable company growth. While every startup wants to hit this number as soon as possible, it’s a process that takes time. According to Kimchi Hill, on average it takes 4.5 years to hit the $10 million ARR mark and

      How to Choose the Best Private Equity CFO for Your Company

      Being the chief financial officer for a private equity company is a real test of a CFO’s mettle. A private equity CFO is expected to transform a portfolio company and achieve rapid growth within a short timeframe. The high demands of the position as well as the need for quick adaptation to company practices has

      What is the Average General Counsel & Chief Legal Officer Salary?

      Payscale estimates the average General Counsel salary is around $166,438. In 2020, Corporate Counsel carried out a survey of the country’s best-paid general counsels. The survey took into account the base salary, cash bonus, and non equity incentives of these GCs. At the top of the list was Alan Braverman of Walt Disney, with a

      Marketing Salary Guide: How much Should you Pay your Marketers?

      Marketing is the lifeblood of every business. To get customers for your business, you have to first attract them to your business. The way to do that is through marketing. However, before you attract customers to your business through marketing, you have to first attract marketers to your business.  What better way to attract marketers

      Pre-IPO Executive Compensation

      There were 480 IPOs on the US stock market in 2020, an all-time record. This is +106% more than in 2019 with 233 IPOs. It is also 20% higher than the previous record IPO year of 2000, which had 397.  This is indicative of two things. First, we are seeing a higher rate of innovation

      How to Find a COO for Your Company

      If you are at the point where you are prospecting for a chief operations officer, then you are likely experiencing exciting times at your company. Organizations typically require a chief of operations to step in and help scale the management team to cope with exploding growth, or new opportunities.  However, these times can also be

      When Should Your Company Start Considering Board Recruitment?

      Does my company need a formal board of directors?  While the answer to this question varies depending on the unique growth stage and opportunities of each company, this is a question every founder asks at some point – often with great reluctance. Understandably, many founders are less than keen on the subject of board recruitment.

      Data-Driven Decision Making | Business Analytics

      Cowen Partners highlights what it means to be a data-driven business and make decisions based on financial analytics and business intelligence. As the leader of a company, CEOs make a fundamentally large portion of corporate decisions, including management, operations, and sales development. In order to do that effectively, they need to have the best, updated

      COO Performance Metrics: How to Measure the Effectiveness of your COO

      The C-Level executives at your company are responsible for either the success or failure of your company. As the CEO, it is your responsibility to ensure that you steer the company to success.  However, you can’t do this alone. You have to work hand in hand with other C-Level Executives and senior members of your

      Why HR Isn’t Enough For Your Next Executive Hire

      Executive recruiters specialize in hiring C-Suite professionals 365 days a year, giving their clients a clear advantage. Chances are, you have taken calls from an executive search firm. In fact, you may have found a job in the past with a headhunter. Still, many CEOs don’t utilize executive recruiters to make internal hires. In this

      Top 10 Executive Positions in High Demand for 2021

      The global pandemic had a major impact on the business landscape in 2020. Companies all over the world had to quickly pivot their business strategies and services to stay active and relevant. This major upset also had a significant impact on business leadership needs. The C-suite spans approximately 58 job titles and covers everything from

      Why Use a Retained Executive Search Firm?

      How you hire executive-level talent for your company is a critical decision that can impact your whole business. It’s estimated that onboarding a new employee can cost roughly $240,000, and that’s just for a senior manager position. This number covers hiring costs, compensation, and the price associated with maintaining an employee. If you make a

      How to Build a Successful Demand Generation Team

      Demand generation marketing strategies are tactics used to generate interest and demand for a company’s products or services. What Is Demand Generation? Demand generation can include a variety of communication channels from blog posts and social media messaging to targeted promotions and list creation. When all is said and done, demand gen is typically involved

      When to Hire General Counsel

      Company Size and Legal Needs In an age when outsourcing is the trend, and companies are relying on outside contractors more than ever to help grow their business and expand their position in the marketplace, it can be difficult to know how and when to in source specialized professional services. Specially, when should a company

      Why Nearly Half of All Executive Searches Fail

      Thanks to technology, anytime you need to fill a position you can post the job online and have a plethora of applicants within a week. You would think that such a large applicant pool would make filling positions easy, but this isn’t always the case, especially when it comes to executive searches. Many people are

      Our Most Popular Articles of 2020

      Cowen Partners is a national executive search firm and we give our clients access to the top 1% of human capital to create opportunities that accelerate their growth and market share. With Cowen Partners, clients can grow at scale, create value, and drive results with world class talent. Below are some of our most popular

      Top 17 CFO Interview Questions

      Cowen Partners is a national executive search firm specializing in CFO executive search. We have put together the top 20 CFO interview questions below to help you screen candidates for the role of chief financial officer. 17 CFO Interview Questions These CFO interview questions cover the qualifications, skills, job duties, and other key requirements necessary for your

      Diversity Recruiting

      Executive-recruiting firms best serve their clients by making a commitment to finding minority candidates. According to Shawn Cole, president and founding partner of Cowen Partners, knowing sources of alternative qualified prospects and digging deeper into the demands of roles can greatly improve diversity executive recruiting. All too often, search firms compare themselves to the professional

      Chief Legal Officer Job Description

      The Chief Legal Officer is the head of the corporate legal department and is responsible for the legal affairs of the entire corporation. This role includes providing legal counsel to the board of directors, chairman of the board, chief executive officer, and other senior management. CLOs must possess strong initiative, as well as excellent management and leadership

      What Makes a Great Chief Operating Officer (COO)

      Everyone knows the major role a CEO plays in a company, but fewer people understand the significance of a COO. A chief operating officer is typically in charge of the daily operations of a company, and the duties required of this role can vary widely between businesses. The COO role is often seen as the

      How to Find a World Class CEO for Your Company

      A chief executive officer is the highest-ranking executive position in a company. When looking to fill this role in your company, you’ll receive plenty of applications from people with acceptable backgrounds and experience who will do an adequate job in the position. However, you don’t want an average executive officer, and you shouldn’t settle for

      Sales Team Compensation

      You need to build a solid sales team to lead your business, and one way to attract top sales performers is offering the right sales team compensation plan. If it’s your first time setting up a sales team, however, it can be difficult to determine which incentives to offer your team. By breaking down the

      How to Avoid Interview Fatigue When Hiring Executive Leaders

      Interviews don’t solely benefit the company hiring for a position. Candidates also learn a lot during this process. They get an opportunity to see how your company works and receive a first impression of the business. When trying to hire top candidates, especially executives, it’s imperative to have a smooth hiring process. A significant part

      CEO Job Description

      Chief Executive Officer Job Description   Start your CEO job description with an introductory paragraph that gives the prospective CEO applicant a few details about your company and the working environment. This is your chance to set your company apart from the rest. Taking 2-3 sentences to shape your pitch to the ideal candidate means

      What to Look for in a Chief Marketing Officer

      When it comes to hiring a new chief marketing officer (CMO), you have to make sure you’re picking the right person for the job. After all, CMO is one of the most critical positions in a company, organizing your business’ marketing efforts and ensuring you can meet the growth goals that spell long-term success in

      Average CFO Salary by Revenue

      Cowen Partners is a national CFO search firm, driven to create value for our clients, and we have a long-standing record of placing exceptionally qualified Chief Financial Officers across all industries. In this post we highlight the average cfo salary for both public and private companies based on revenue size. Other variables apply, such as location and industry.

      How to Choose the Right Top Performing Salespeople to Hire

      How to Choose the Right Top Performing Salespeople to Hire   Hiring salespeople is a serious investment for your business. According to the Harvard Business Review, U.S. businesses spend $15 billion annually on sales training and $800 billion on sales force compensation. Salespeople are the driving force behind customer acquisition and revenue generation so it’s

      What is the Difference Between a Chief Legal Officer vs General Counsel?

      In-house legal advisors are invaluable to a company. They understand the ins and outs of your business which gives them a better grasp of the potential risks and threats your company faces. High-level positions in charge of your company’s legal matters are even more critical as they oversee the company’s entire legal team. You may

      Succession Planning For The C-Suite

      Corporate Succession Planning Succession planning is a process for identifying and developing new leaders who can replace old leaders when they leave, retire or die. Succession planning increases the availability of experienced and capable employees that are prepared to assume these roles as they become available. Taken narrowly, “replacement planning” for key roles is the heart of succession planning.

      The 3 Growth Stages of Sales Hiring for Your Startup

      The 3 Growth Stages of Sales Hiring for Your Startup   At the very beginning stages of a startup there are very few employees, and most of the time a sales representative is not one of them. This means you, as the CEO or founder, are likely the person in charge of pitching and selling

      15 Important Questions to Ask When Interviewing a COO

      15 Important Questions to Ask When Interviewing a COO The chief operating officer of a company is a senior executive level position typically second in command to the chief executive officer. A COO is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of your business and works to execute the company’s overall business plan. In most cases,

      The Ultimate Guide to Hiring a Successful Sales Team

      The Ultimate Guide to Hiring a Successful Sales Team A large part of a company’s success depends on its sales team, which means you need to make sure you’re hiring the right salespeople for your business. Of course, hiring the right people for your company is easier said than done. According to the Harvard Business

      Chief Legal Officer | Ultimate Hiring Guide

      Companies Need Business Minded General Counsels, Enter the Chief Legal Officer General counsels are currently expected to take on more responsibilities than ever before within their organizations. In the past, their main job was to guard the company against legal and ethical offenses, but the role is so much more than that now. In addition

      Interview: Chief Revenue Officer Questions

      Interview: Chief Revenue Officer Questions Cowen Partners has assembled a list of the top Chief Revenue Officer interview questions for CEOs and Founders to hire a qualified sales leader.  Before we start, do you have any questions I can answer? Tell me about your ability to work under pressure? What field/ industry experience do you

      The Best Portland Executive Search Firm

      The Best Portland Executive Search Firm It is not easy to find a top candidate for an executive role. The process is time-consuming, expensive, and competitive. An executive search firm, however, makes the recruitment process a whole lot easier. A search firm can find some of the best high-level candidates and will even recruit impressive

      COO Qualifications

      COO Qualifications | COO Executive Search Firm Cowen Partners has put together a list of COO Qualifications for client companies. The chief operating officer (COO) is a senior executive tasked with overseeing the day-to-day administrative and operational functions of a business. The COO typically reports directly to the chief executive officer (CEO) and is considered to be second in the chain of

      The Making of a Private Equity Portfolio Company CEO

      The Making of a Private Equity Portfolio Company CEO CEO turnover within private equity portfolio companies is shockingly high. According to a 2017 survey by AlixPartners, as many as 58 percent of private equity CEOs are replaced within the first two years of acquisition. Switching CEOs after two years can be detrimental to a PE

      Are You Ready For a Private Equity Investment?

      Are You Ready For a Private Equity Investment? Cowen Partners is a national private equity executive search firm. Working with startups and pre-IPO companies, Cowen Partners has vast private equity and venture capital experience. Whether you are the CEO/founder of a startup or an older, privately held business, there may come a time where you

      Chief Executive Officer Interview Questions

      Chief Executive Officer Interview Questions The CEO Interview process can be lengthy and daunting for any board. Cowen Partners is a national executive search firm and we have assembled a list of top Chief Executive Officer interview questions for your board to utilize when interviewing CEOs and making the right hire.    Cowen Partners Executive

      Interim CFO Manhattan

      Interim CFO Manhattan An interim CFO serves as a stop gap between the incoming and outgoing CFO’s. Utilized for an unplanned CFO exit or a lengthy executive search, they are great for maintaining critical company processes and momentum. Our team of CFO Consultants have a vested interest in your success. Many have worked at respected

      Why Value-Driven Organizations Will Excel Post-COVID

      Why Value-Driven Organizations Will Excel Post-COVID   COVID-19 spread like wildfire across the globe and devastated hundreds of macro and micro-communities and economies in its path. Indeed, the virus has scorched our American economic landscape beyond recognition. What was once a healthy, profitable, and tested climate, ripe with clear-cut standards and methods of success, is

      Sales Executive Recruitment | Building A Winning Sales Team

      Sales Executive Recruitment | Building A Winning Sales Team Cowen Partners Executive Search outlines sales executive recruitment as part of our sales leadership recruiting practice for companies competing for sales talent. Accomplished individual contributors and proven sales leaders are the key difference between companies positioned to win in the future and those that will fall

      Sales Executive Job Description

      The sales executive job description you use to recruit C-suite candidates can be a critical first step in the screening process. Similarly, for candidates, the sales executive job description on your resume can be pivotal to establishing your credentials and moving ion to the next round of the interview process. The 5-star executive search consultants

      Chief Financial Officer Job Description

      Chief Financial Officer CFO Job Description Develops financial well-being of the organization by providing financial projections and accounting services, preparing growth plans, and directing staff. Accomplishes finance human resource strategies by determining accountabilities; communicating and enforcing values, policies, and procedures; implementing recruitment, selection, orientation, training, coaching, counseling, disciplinary, and communication programs; planning, monitoring, appraising, and

      Head of Investor Relations Job Description

      Head of Investor Relations Opportunity Overview The Head of Investor Relations is responsible for ensuring the company is appropriately and strategically positioned with analysts, investors, and all stakeholders. The holder of this job reports directly to the CFO, and is responsible for creating the appropriate strategy, framework, and tactics, as well as for providing a very

      Cross-Cultural Leadership: Leading a Diverse Workforce

      Provided by Maryville University Whether you’re leading a global team of culturally diverse individuals or overseeing an office in a foreign country, you may face unique management obstacles, from communication and decision-making to motivation and teamwork. Managers and leaders can take steps to develop cross-cultural leadership skills to work through the challenges of managing diverse

      What is a C-Suite Executive? CEO vs. CFO vs. COO

      Provided by Northeastern University’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business Shorthand for a company’s top tier of executives, the term C-suite derives from the first letter of the high-level executive titles used by many large enterprises. The most common C-suite titles are chief executive officer (CEO), chief financial officer (CFO), and chief operating officer (COO). These C-suite

      Cowen Partners Executive Search Process

      Cowen Partners Executive Search Process Working with an executive search firm can sometimes feel like operating a black box. With each firm making bolder claims than the one before, and doing so by showering their explanations with a variety of jargon and obscure acronyms, hiring managers can’t help but feel left out in the dark.

      Recruiting upper-level management in the age of Covid-19

      Recruiting upper-level management in the age of Covid-19   Originally published in the Puget Sound Business Journal – Seattle, WA Shawn Cole is President and Co-Founder of Cowen Partners Executive Search. Although the country has experienced higher unemployment rates than those of the Great Depression and the great recession, unemployment rates for senior-level executives have

      Companies Need Business Minded General Counsels

      Companies Need Business Minded General Counsels General counsels are currently expected to take on more responsibilities than ever before within their organizations. In the past, their main job was to guard the company against legal and ethical offenses, but the role is so much more than that now. In addition to avoiding legal infractions, general

      5 Important Questions to Ask When Recruiting General Counsel

      5 Important Questions to Ask When Recruiting General Counsel The general counsel position is a major part of the executive leadership team. You need someone who displays great leadership skills, sound judgment, and a strong sense of ethics. Finding a candidate who meets all of these expectations as well as your business needs can be

      Finding Top In-House Legal Talent

      Finding Top In-House Legal Talent Capable in-house legal talent is a vital part of your company’s team, and finding top legal talent is necessary if you expect to compete in today’s economy. You cannot afford to make mistakes when locating the right candidate for Chief Legal Officer, Corporate Counsel, General Counsel, or other key legal

      Recruiting and Hiring in the Age of Covid-19

      Recruiting and Hiring in the Age of Covid-19   The outbreak of COVID-19 at the outset of 2020 left the global economy at a standstill with dozens of countries combatting economic, health care, and educational collapse. As the virus spiraled into an unprecedented pandemic, hundreds of companies halted operations, resorted to layoffs and furloughs, and

      Demand Generation: Why it Matters & How to Make it Work for You

      Organizations around the world are increasingly taking a more strategic approach to their marketing and sales efforts. Considering the highly customer-centric environment companies are now required to do business in, it is crucial to continually find ways to optimize the customer experience at every relevant touchpoint. And demand generation plays a critical role in achieving

      How to Choose an Executive Search Firm

      How to Choose an Executive Search Firm Receive our  “How to Choose an Executive Search Firm” brochure. Designed for companies seeking an executive search firm service. Reaching out to an executive search firm often plays a key role in answering this question. Executive search firms are talent acquisition specialists who invest their entire careers focused on

      Executive Search Case Studies

      Executive Search Case Studies Issue A national enterprise software and business intelligence consultancy was having trouble identifying and retaining qualified sales directors. The company had relied unsuccessfully on referrals, job ads, and third-party recruiters for years without success. Solution Cowen Partners was referred to the company by a new board member. With extensive experience in

      General Counsel | Capitalizing on In-House Counsel

      General Counsel | Saving Company Cash and Improving Strategy An in-house counsel, such as General Counsel or Chief Counsel, becomes a cost-saving investment when it seeks the right specialty legal advice from trusted and qualified specialists. They can manage outside legal advisors with a keener, more experienced eye, and free up time that would have

      Weekly Remote Hiring Best Practices

      Weekly Remote Hiring Best Practices Develop a Consistent Hiring Process: Hiring has been turned upside down due to COVID-19. Having a consistent, structured hiring process has never been more important. Small actions can make a huge difference: Post clear and detailed job descriptions, schedule interviews in a timely manner, and make hiring decisions as efficiently

      Remember Your ABCs: Moving From Theory to Practice When Recruiting for Executive Diversity

      Remember Your ABCs: Moving From Theory to Practice When Recruiting for Executive Diversity Scanning the headlines today, you will undoubtedly come across stories about the need to build diverse workforces at all organizational levels, particularly the C-suite. The conversation has been driven in large part by the strength of the Black Lives Matter movement, in addition to recent

      How to Cultivate Employee Loyalty During COVID-19 and Beyond

      How to Cultivate Employee Loyalty During COVID-19 and Beyond American commerce has long been grounded in a kind of Darwinism: It’s about the survival of the fittest in an expansive and cutthroat economic ecosystem. The strongest companies survive; the weak go extinct. It used to be that creating an economic powerhouse meant reducing employees to numbers on a

      The Average Salary of a COO in 2021

      How much do you need to pay a chief operating officer to join your company? The salary of a COO in 2021 depends on a number of business factors from the size of your company and where it’s located to whether you run a private or public firm. It also depends on the overall compensation

      Interim CFOs Are Keeping Companies Alive in the Face of COVID-19

      Interim CFOs Are Keeping Companies Alive in the Face of COVID-19 For companies who needed to hire new CFOs at the start of this calendar year, now Interim CFOs are pioneering the post-pandemic economic landscape. For companies who needed to hire new CFOs at the start of this calendar year, now Interim CFOs are pioneering

      Five Industries That Hire In-house Counsel the Most

      Five Industries That Hire In-house Counsel the Most Finance: Everything from investment banking to private equity, these businesses are littered with high stakes contracts. Tech: Whether software or hardware, tech is littered with legal red tape including patents, litigation, and IPO. Entertainment: With the abundance of copyrights, licensing and royalties, in-house counsel is a must.

      Building A Winning Sales Team: Tactical and Strategic Leadership

      Building A Winning Sales Team: Tactical and Strategic Leadership “Hire sales people who are really smart problem solvers, but lack courage, hunger and competitiveness, and your company will go out of business.” — Ben Horowitz Companies compete for sales talent. Accomplished individual contributors and proven sales leaders are the key difference between companies positioned to

      Chief Revenue Officer | The Ultimate Hiring Guide

      Chief Revenue Officer | The Ultimate Hiring Guide Cowen Partners is a national sales recruiting firm and we have put together what we believe is the ultimate guide to hiring a Chief Chief Revenue Officer. Designed for CEO’s, we outline the major issues encountered by an organization when hiring a CRO. Growing business revenue is

      Chief Financial Officer | The Ultimate Hiring Guide

        Chief Financial Officer | The Ultimate Hiring Guide   Cowen Partners conducts more CFO searches a month than most executive search firms do all year. Because of this, we have put together what we believe is the ultimate guide to hiring a Chief Financial Officer. Designed for CEO’s, we outline the major issues encountered

      Chief Revenue Officer: Job Description and Responsibilities

      Chief Revenue Officer: Job Description and Responsibilities Ash Wendt, President Companies are evolving to aim for greater and sustained revenue growth, focusing on revenue creation, and capitalizing on opportunities created by digital services and products, which has made hiring the right Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) one of the most critical hires a company can make. As the

      Cowen Partners Announces 2020 Winners of HealthTech

      NEWS PROVIDED BY Cowen Partners Cowen Partners Recognizes the Top HealthTech Companies of 2020 – Cowen Partners | Executive Search + Consulting NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA, July 13, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — Cowen Partners, a national executive search and consulting firm, announced today the winners of its 2020 Best-of Awards Program for technology-based healthcare solution companies.

      The Best Los Angeles Executive Search Firm

      The Best Los Angeles Executive Search Firm It is not easy to find a top candidate for an executive role. The process is time-consuming, expensive, and competitive. An executive search firm, however, makes the recruitment process a whole lot easier. A search firm can find some of the best high-level candidates and will even recruit

      Is Outside Sales Dead?

      Is Outside Sales Dead? The structure and operations of sales departments have been changing across industries and sectors for decades. As with nearly every other facet of life, the rise and integration of technology have triggered significant consumer behavior changes. As any good salesperson would say, you need to sell in the way that clients

      Why Use Executive Search Firms?

      Why Use Executive Search Firms? It is often said that senior-level executives can “make or break” a company. There is no doubt that in an organization, every employee holds importance. However, a bad CEO or other executive can quickly take the company off-track and send it into a tailspin, which is why it’s extremely important

      CFO 2020: The Modern CFO

      CFO 2020: The Modern CFO There’s a CFO crisis in the global economy. According to a 2015 study published by KPMG, 2/3 of surveyed CEOs believe that CFOs will increase in their significance over the next three years (which, incidentally, they have). Yet, 1/3 of those CEOs feel that their CFO is not up to

      What Private Equity Firms Want CFOs to Know

      Many chief financial officers (CFOs) are excited by the opportunity to lead a private equity portfolio company’s financials. Being a private equity CFO looks good on a resume, often comes with a certain prestige and monetary bump; however, many CFOs do not realize what it takes to be successful at a private equity-backed company. According

      Interim CFO vs Fractional CFO: Which One Does Your Business Need?

      Interim CFO vs Fractional CFO: Which One Does Your Business Need? There is no doubt that a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is one of the most valuable assets of a company. Be it a blue chip company or a small business, every entity needs a skilled person to take care of its financials. Although startups

      How to Create the Right Enterprise Sales Team

      How to Create the Right Enterprise Sales Team Building an enterprise sales team is a process that takes careful consideration. Sales, particularly enterprise sales, are all about relationships. You need people who can connect with multiple prospective clients, including multiple decision makers, and get them excited about your product. Below are a few tips that

      Should Your Company Hire Its First In-House Counsel?

      When Should Your Company Hire Its First In-House Counsel? In an age when outsourcing is the trend, and companies are relying on outside hires more than ever to help grow their operations and expand their position in the marketplace, it can be difficult to know how and when to insource specialized professional services. Specially, when

      High-Level Hires: When Is Good Not Good Enough?

      High-Level Hires: When Is Good Not Good Enough?  In today’s economic climate, C-level executives hold dynamic roles that can generate growth and success within an organization. Likewise, they also have the potential to decrease company market value when they aren’t fully capitalizing on their roles and responsibilities. Unfortunately, comfort and complacency among high-level executives are

      8 Steps to Building Enterprise Sales Revenue

      VIDEO: 8 Steps to Building Enterprise Sales Revenue Cowen Partners Executive Search Cowen Partners is a national executive search and consulting firm. Our clients are both small and large, publicly traded, private, and non-profit organizations. With our proven processes and guaranteed results, we have successfully placed hundreds of candidates in industries including technology, commercial real estate,

      Internship Opportunity – Vancouver Office

      Intern – Executive Recruiter Cowen Partners | Executive Search + Consulting Location: Vancouver WA THE ROLE Interns are members of the research team who focus on the finding the best executive candidates for our Partners to reach out to. They gather, synthesize, and present information about the people, industries, products, and talent markets relevant to

      What is the Average Salary of a CFO?

      What is the Average CFO Salary? The Wall Street Journal published a list of the five highest-paid CFO’s late last year. The list cited high power executives, including Safra Catz at Oracle Corp. ($108.3 million), Ruth M. Porat at Alphabet Inc. ($47.3 million), Luca Maestri at Apple Inc. ($26.5 million), Michael Fleisher at Wayfair Inc. ($23.6 million),

      How to Grow Your Enterprise Sales

      Use These Proven Strategies to Grow Your Enterprise Sales Do you offer an enterprise solution for big businesses? Are you looking for new ways to grow your business and increase sales? While enterprise businesses only make up one third of all companies, generating new enterprise sales leads is easy once you understand the various techniques

      8 Steps to Building Enterprise Sales Revenue

      Use These Proven Steps to Grow Enterprise Sales Revenue Enterprise sales is how companies can make a large profit, which is why most new companies try to work toward this goal. Enterprise sales refers to when businesses obtain large complex deals from Fortune 500 companies. Enterprise, or complex sales, differs from transactional or SMB (small-medium

      Executive Recruiter Says Good CFOs are Hard to Come By

      Executive Recruiter Says Good CFOs Are Hard to Come By (Especially IPO & PE / VC Experienced CFOs) Feb 24, 2020 (Investing Alerts) — According to Pitchbook, a leading financial data provider that covers global venture capital, private equity (PE) and public markets, private equity’s IPO pipeline is filling up after a slow 2019. The number of

      The Best Chicago Executive Search Firm

      The Best Chicago Executive Search Firm It is not easy to find a top candidate for an executive role. The process is time-consuming, expensive, and competitive. An executive search firm, however, makes the recruitment process a whole lot easier. A search firm can find some of the best high-level candidates and will even recruit impressive

      The Best Seattle Executive Search Firm

      The Best Seattle Executive Search Firm It is not easy to find a top candidate for an executive role. The process is time-consuming, expensive, and competitive. An executive search firm, however, makes the recruitment process a whole lot easier. A search firm can find some of the best high-level candidates and will even recruit impressive

      What Private Equity Firms Need in an Interim CFO

      What Private Equity Firms in Portland, OR Need in an Interim CFO  Consulting Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) play an important role at private equity (PE) portfolio companies. An interim CFO can be strategically added to a company’s team to navigate a merger or acquisition, implement new systems, or serve as a critical stop gap between

      What Private Equity Firms Need in an Interim CFO

      What Private Equity Firms in Seattle, WA Need in an Interim CFO  Consulting Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) play an important role at private equity (PE) portfolio companies. An interim CFO can be strategically added to a company’s team to navigate a merger or acquisition, implement new systems, or serve as a critical stop gap between

      Cowen Partners Executive Search Named “Top Executive Search Firm” for 2019

      Cowen Partners Executive Search Named “Top Executive Search Firm” for 2019 For the three years in a row, Cowen Partners Executive Search has been named one of the nation’s top CFO search firms. PORTLAND, OR, UNITED STATES, June 30, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — In the CATEGORIES of C-Suite Executive Search, CFO Search Firms, Chief Financial Officer

      Why Your Company Needs a Chief Revenue Officer

      Why Your Company Needs a Chief Revenue Officer Growing business revenue is never easy. Even more difficult is achieving consistent revenuegrowth across the lifetime of a business. To address this challenge, a growing number ofcompanies are restructuring their leadership framework to add a C-level position, a Chief RevenueOfficer (CRO), to their team. What Is A

      Interim CFO Portland

      Interim CFO Portland An interim CFO serves as a stop gap between the incoming and outgoing CFO’s. Utilized for an unplanned CFO exit or a lengthy executive search, they are great for maintaining critical company processes and momentum. Our team of CFO Consultants have a vested interest in your success. Many have worked at respected

      CFO Consulting Portland, OR

      CFO Consulting Case Studies – Portland, OR Issue $75M manufacturer required temporary help to improved cost accounting and inventory management processes. Solution Cowen Partners provided a manufacturing experienced CFO to work hand in hand with leadership to address poor inventory management, imprecise understanding of product costs, and delayed financial reporting. Issue $600M ecommerce retailer’s Corporate

      CFO Consulting

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